Elastic Gore is a flexible and stretchable fabric often used in slip-on shoes to provide a snug fit. Elastic gores are generally sewn into the side of the shoe's tongue or onthe sides of mid-top boots, and provide a convenient and easy way to pull the shoes on and off.
Loafers or penny loafers are low, leather step-in shoes with tops that resemble moccasins, but have broad flat heels. Loafers have no shoelaces or buckles. Penny loafers are made of leather and are often worn for formal occasions.